‘Marcus has reached out to me… it’s all love’: Arsenal ace Rob Holding insists he has no hard feelings towards Manchester United striker Rashford after contact which led to knee injury
- Rob Holding could be out for the next nine months with a serious knee injury
- He suffered the anterior cruciate ligament issue in Arsenal’s draw at Old Trafford
- Holding fell awkwardly after tussling with Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford
- But Holding took to Instagram to insist there were no hard feelings as a result
Holding could be sidelined for up to nine months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Wednesday’s 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old centre back landed awkwardly after being challenged by Rashford during the first half.
Marcus Rashford (left) and Rob Holding competed for the ball before the latter got injured
Arsenal defender Holding took to Instagram to say he had no hard feelings towards Rashford
Holding took to Instagram on Friday night to share a picture of himself and Rashford going head to head.
He annotated it with the message: ‘Marcus has reached out to me.
‘We are just to (sic) Manc lads luckily (sic) enough to be against each other at OT.
‘What happens after is just part of football. It’s all love & my aim is to be back better than before’.
Holding had earlier expressed his gratitude for the kind messages he had received.
He wrote: ‘This team is special! I love my guys. Thank you for all the support from players, staff and fans.’
Former Bolton star Holding had been a regular starter for Arsenal this season, featuring in 16 first-team games in all competitions
Holding will miss up to nine months of action after getting injured against Manchester United
Holding damaged his cruciate during the first half of Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at Old Trafford